Debbie Fliehman



Debbie Fliehman is the President and Owner of Creative Technical Resources, Inc., a marketing communications, advertising and sales promotion agency, which she founded in 1987. Her agency provides services to Fortune 500 companies, small and mid-sized companies and nonprofit organizations.  Services provided include:

Collateral and displays – brochures, pamphlets, sell sheets, direct mail, articles, case studies for print or online publication

Corporate identity, product branding and graphic standards manuals – development of corporate or product logos with associated manual defining in detail requirements and specifications for usage, involving taglines, positioning, signatures, media guidelines, color palette, typography, and corporate communication material production

Press releases – develop and distribute to a comprehensive U.S. media circuit, thousands of websites and investors, while connecting with Internet searchers

Technical and clinical writing – for marketing and sales materials, training and education, trade journal and publication article submission and white papers

Corporate newsletters and publications – article collection, writing, editing and development, graphic design, photography, illustration, printing and distribution

Training and education program development – curriculum development and associated facilitator and participant guides either online, in print or a combination of the two, pre- and post-tests, exercises and quizzes, and train-the-trainer sessions and implementation

Video production – conceptualization, script writing, videography, photography, graphic elements, narration, music, editing, duplication, and distribution

Advertising and marketing strategic plan development – strategic planning for advertising and marketing efforts by month, quarter and year for company, new product or service launches, product lines or audience targeting

Special events – manage all aspects of a special event or tradeshow including program listings, advertisements, sales collateral, exhibit design and production, press packets and logistics

Promotional products – development of award and recognition programs, customer incentives, promotions, giveaways, employee motivation programs including embroidered and silkscreened apparel for high visibility and safety apparel, and corporate stockless online stores

Creative Technical Resources is certified as a National Women’s Business Enterprise.

Prior to starting Creative Technical Resources, Debbie held management positions at Baxter Healthcare and Bell & Howell.  Her responsibilities included marketing, communications, public relations, conventions, trade shows, special events, advertising, sales promotion, video production, budgeting, writing, marketing and business planning, consulting on value-improvement, quality leadership, customer retention, training and education program development and implementation.

Debbie is the author of Customer Retention through Quality Leadership: The Baxter Approach published by the ASQC Quality Press.

Your Speeches:

  • Develop a Marketing Plan that Works – defining and identifying marketing and business objectives, goals, tools and techniques, resources, timelines, measurement and budgeting facilitates the implementation of a results-producing and cost efficient marketing effort.

This presentation/workshop is an educational, hands-on, how-to session for marketing personnel, marketing departments or management personnel responsible for developing a marketing plan that gets desired and measurable results.

  • Create Your Footprint for the Future – utilizing marketing communication skills and introspective discipline enables you to market yourself to yourself and others to redefine perceptions and make positive changes in a job or situation.

This presentation/workshop is a how-to and motivational session for a general population, departments, project teams and select individuals who need to take responsibility for their position or situation and jumpstart their ability to take ownership of themselves and improve performance.

  • Invigorate Your Workplace – enhancing marketing communications, heightening creativity, and strengthening teamwork helps to encourage a work environment that facilitates necessary changes that result in a corporate culture that nurtures confident and positive personnel interactions.

This presentation/workshop is a practical, how-to session for supervisors/ managers, department personnel, and individuals who need to be encouraged to assume a marketing leadership role by exploring what if and what if we don’t scenarios, improvement opportunities, and characteristics of a team mentality.



Main Category: Communication Skills, Marketing, Strategic Planning

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